Marriage Isn’t Dead

Social and economic realities have changed Millennial views and expectations of marriage.

There is no rocket science formula to determine whether it’s a good idea to get married in your early 20s. But there are social and economic factors to consider before you do.

For most couples in committed relationships, the “marriage talk” is inevitable. There comes a point when you feel comfortable to share each other’s beliefs, religious or not, and try to make sense of the term “marriage” together.

When I brought up the topic to my boyfriend, we felt comfortable having the discussion. However, we had a difficult time deciding what exactly marriage meant to us. It’s not that we don’t love each other or see a future together; we just haven’t dated long enough to consider the option.

We’re not religious or economically dependent on each other, so we wondered: what’s the point?

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